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... to go
with it. Saw the castle on top on a high
hill in the distance as I drove towards it.
Very imposing and, as I later learned, impenetrable on three sides. The drive was pretty straight uphill through
the small village on old cobblestone streets.
Thought more than one as I stopped and started how glad I was having an
Upon reaching the
castle I was just in time for ...
Steph here. This morning we headed to the train station (about a 15 min walk from our apt) to head to Stirling to see the grand castle. It is another grey misty day, but we all agree that the mist - while having bad results for your hair if it's curly like mine - is great for your skin! Stirling castle dates from the late 14th to 16th century (that's old - Victoria!), when it was a residence of the Stuart monarchs. After arriving at ...
... defeat the English at Bannockburn, cycled around Loch Katrine, climbed the Wallace Monument and explored the beautiful Trossachs by steamship and on foot. Bannockburn was spectacular and we decided that you can never see too many knights. The children now have a better understanding of Scotland's fight for independence and have two new heroes in Robert the Bruce and ...
... cut some extra wood for the fire in a manly fashion, lit the stove with some kindling to boil the ancient kettle, made myself a cup of tea of whatever tea leaves I spooned out of the nearest jar, and watched the sheep stroll past on the green hill in the paddock next to me. Through the distant fog I could just make out the peaks of snow capped mountains, leaving me eager to see the morning and the view that would come with it. I put my feet up, listened to the crackling of the ...
... season after 2 weeks in Portugal. It was a relief to have finally made a decision & we celebrated it & Dani’s birthday with more beers, then pizza & wine in the hotel room. It wasn’t at all a classy birthday celebration but it was productive.
Friday and the only plan is to meet with Steven when he finishes work, so we cross the river yet again to walk the streets of the city & to book a hire car for a trip into the north for the weekend. Again ...